The Bengal Nagpur Railway was one of the companies which pioneered development of the railways in eastern and central India. It was succeeded first by Eastern Railway and subsequently by South Eastern Railway.
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... The Bengal Nagpur Railway was nationalised on 1 October 1944 ... In 1952, it was merged with the East Indian Railway Company to form Eastern Railway and in 1955 South Eastern Railway was carved out of Eastern Railway primarily consisting of the tracks ... In 2002, a part of South Eastern Railway was spun off into South East Central Railways with its Headquarters at Bilaspur ...
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